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What now for the US under 'lying' Trump?

Mr Trump denied having asked for Mr Comey's loyalty or for an inquiry into his former national security adviser to be dropped. Trump also denied asking Comey for a pledge of loyalty. "No collusion, no obstruction", Trump told the press conference, referencing allegations his campaign cooperated with the Russians and then tried to halt an investigation. Read More »

Shooting Highlights Role Of Capitol Police

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Steve Scalise and four others at the Republicans' practice the day before the big game. The video was captured by Noah Nathan. The shooter has died, President Trump announced. President Donald Trump said he was "deeply saddened by this tragedy" and was monitoring developments. Seeking to play down the controversy, Scalise's office said he had spoken to hundreds of groups during his political career and was unaware of the views of the European-American Unity and Rights Organization. Read More »

London Fire: Several Dead, Over 60 Injured In Tragedy

Cops say at least 12 people are now confirmed dead - with another 78 hospitalized, including 18 in critical condition - but firefighters are still searching the wreckage and expect the toll to rise, CNN reports . A building is on fire in London , Wednesday, June 14, 2017 . The emergency services said it was too early to say what had caused the inferno, which left the block a charred, smoking shell. Read More »

Huge fundraising drive for residents of Grenfell Tower

Another said how they'd seen a baby thrown from an upper floor and caught by a bystander. "In my 29 years of being a firefighter I have never, ever seen anything of this scale". She said she saw people "from all angles, banging and screaming for help". Samira Lamrani, a witness, said a woman dropped a baby from a window on the ninth or 10th floor to people on the sidewalk. Read More »

Sessions denies improper collusion with Russians

Asked about media reports that he had met with Kislyak on a third occasion at a Washington hotel previous year, Sessions testified that did not remember meeting or having a conversation with the ambassador at the event. Sessions cited a Justice Department policy which blocks officials from testifying about private discussions with the President. "And I'm not to be able to be rushed this fast". Read More »

UPS employee kills four at San Francisco package facility

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A long column of two rows of UPS employees were escorted out of the building by armed police officers, KPIX reported . A gunman killed three people and wounded two at a San Francisco warehouse facility operated by UPS before turning the gun on himself, authorities said today. Read More »

Death toll in London tower fire rises to 12

One user's video shows plumes of black smoke drifting off the building, while dramatic images also emerged of firefighters battling the blaze. Up to 600 people lived in 120 apartments in the Grenfell Tower. Grenfell Tower underwent a two-year £10m refurbishment as part of a wider transformation of the estate, that was completed last year. People were said to have jumped from the building in desperation as the fire spread with alarming speed. Read More »

Trump called House health care bill 'mean'

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Trump had hailed the Republican-written House measure when it was passed on May 4 with an address in the White House Rose Garden. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), who is heavily involved in the healthcare discussions as chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, said that his preference is to repeal all of the taxes but that senators would "look at everything". Read More »

Trump's lawyer to file complaint about Comey leaking memos

Trump's comment tracks with Republican talking points about the hearing, where the Republican National Committee and White House urged surrogates to emphasize the fact that Comey clearly said the President was never an explicit subject of the Russian Federation probe during his time at the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Read More »

After Comey's "extremely damning" testimony, Fox & Friends focuses on distractions

When asked if he had tapes of his discussions with former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey , President Donald Trump said that he would answer that question "in the very near future". "He's a leaker", Trump said of Comey. Mr Trump said, Mr Comey recalled, "I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go". Read More »

Three key questions Sessions didn't answer

In a dramatic and packed Senate hearing, Sessions vowed to defend his honor "against scurrilous and false allegations". Sessions told the committee, which also heard testimony from fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey last week, that any suggestion that he had any knowledge of such actions was an " appalling and detestable lie". Read More »

Witnesses describe shooting at Republican baseball practice

Her husband, the father of their two attractive children, was shot in what appears to be a premeditated, politically motivated attack against Republicans. "We took cover behind the big block building". "The three weren't shot". Two police officers suffered non-life threatening wounds as they fired back. Read More »

Tillerson: Palestinian Authority to stop paying terrorists' families

As rumors grow that Donald Trump will announce on Friday a change in Barack Obama's policy of rapprochement with Cuba , his secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, gave signs today of the possible hardening of the U.S. Despite the relationship between U.S. and Russian Federation being " at an all-time low ", according to Tillerson, the " objective is to stabilize that " rather than deteriorate it further. Read More »

Jeff Sessions denies collusion with Russia during high-stakes US Senate hearing

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Sessions and Kislyak bothattended an April 2016 Trump at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington , DC. If he did have a conversation with the ambassador, it was "certainly nothing improper". Part of that is that Sessions , obviously, was not in the room in Comey's one-on-one meetings with the president, where Comey said Trump directed him to back off the FBI's investigation into fired national security adviser Michael Flynn . Read More »

Multiple people injured after shooting at UPS center in San Francisco

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Gaut said the facility's employees were dismissed from work once the lockdown was lifted and that most had since left the building. Despite being dressed in a UPS uniform, police are still trying to determine if he was an employee. They walked away calmly with emergency vehicles nearby and gathered nearby outside a restaurant. The facility is an area package sorting hub and package delivery center , UPS said. Read More »

COs killed; manhunt in Ga. for inmates who escaped

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Immediately after the killings early Tuesday, the pair carjacked a driver who happened to pull up behind the bus on a rural highway, and drove away in a "grass green", four-door 2004 Honda Civic with the Georgia license plate number RBJ-6601, authorities said. Read More »

The congressman-doctor who treated Scalise on the ball field

Scalise dragged himself off the infield leaving a trail of blood as colleagues rushed to his assistance. Mr Scalise is said to be in a stable condition at George Washington University Hospital. Sanders said he denounced the violence "in the strongest possible terms". House Majority leader Kevin McCarthy tells media outlets that Scalise is out of surgery and "doing well". Read More »

Iranian boat shines laser at US aircraft in Strait of Hormuz

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The Iranian vessel then turned its spotlight on Bataan, scanning the ship from bow to stern and stern to bow before heading away. "The Iranian vessel paralleled the USA formation, shining a spotlight on Cole", Commander Bill Urban , a spokesman for the navy´s Fifth Fleet, said in a statement. Read More »

DC police say 2 arrests made in Turkish embassy melee case

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The DC police are expected to say that seven men are being charged for felonies, and another five for misdemeanors. Washington's mayor and police chief have scheduled a news conference to provide an update on arrests. Protesters say they were attacked by three groups affiliated with Erdogan: members of his dark-suited security team, khaki-dressed security officers who either traveled with the president or were assigned to the Embassy; and civilians who back the regime. Read More »

Sessions dodges Trump questions, angering Democrats

But for Texas Sen. When his opponents pointed out that his recusal didn't stop him from participating in the firing of James Comey , he insisted the Comey firing was done for other reasons. Senate Democrats have raised the possibility that Sessions and Kislyak could have met there, though Justice Department officials say there were no private encounters or side meetings. Read More »

Sinn Féin to meet Theresa May, warn against DUP deal

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Mr Bruton's comments come as the EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said Britain could be running out of time to secure its European Union ties. It now can play in a new arena, by demanding and probably getting concessions from the British government that will probably make nationalists unhappy. Read More »